Nigeria News and Features
Nigeria boss Gernot Rohr claims his young squad could shine at the 2022 World Cup, and is backing them to avoid defeat against Iceland.
Aron Gunnarsson An extraordinary percentage of Iceland's television audience watched the draw with Argentina, and Aron Gunnarsson appreciates their backing.
FIFA World Cup From superstars yet to find form, to highly-rated youngsters struggling to step up: they all feature in Paul Sarahs' take on the early flops of Russia 2018
Football quiz They aren’t in the Premier League any more, but they are in Russia this summer – it’s the ex-top flight stars who feature in World Cup squads
FIFA World Cup From disastrous flops to limited cult heroes, few fans who watched this lot in the Premier League could make sense of their World Cup selection, as Jack Beresford explains
John Obi Mikel Nigeria can still progress to the World Cup knockout stage, despite their 2-0 defeat to Croatia on Saturday, according to John Obi Mikel.
Zlatko Dalic Croatia might make "some tweaks" when they line up against Argentina but head coach Zlatko Dalic said there would be no major changes.
Gernot Rhor Croatia eased to a 2-0 Group D win in Kaliningrad, leaving Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr unimpressed with his team's defending.
Luka Modric Croatia went top of Group D after a 2-0 win over Nigeria and captain Luka Modric is confident they can match it with Argentina next.
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